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(clapping) thank you >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping). >> we would now like to welcome san francisco district attorney to take stage to more awards he's the first latino in the in addition to be to be our former police chief. his approach is to hold people accountable without breaking taxpayers. thought it's thirty year career in law enforcement he's unsuccessful lowered crime in all positions >> (speaking spanish.) >> successful lowered crime inl
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positions >> (speaking spanish.) >>successful lowered crime in a positions >> (speaking spanish.) >> so you know i have to translate in english what you just said robert to. we would like to impress 3 the da is cuban for those cubans on
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a the house and at the age of 13 he it came here to the united states and a has been successful so we would like to welcome our district attorney george (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> i was telling you earlier that i'm kooulg but my wife is mexican and i'm surround by mexicans all my life so you know i think before we get into the awards here i want inform say a if you words because i think that's a real movement of celebration the mayor talked about the due process of ordinance which is so well-connected to the way that we live here and the way that
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san francisco way. it's also important to talk about what's going on at the state level because this past week ore governor signed a trust act. it's a tremendous messages to the community to say we welcome you, you are part of the community and we recognize our contributions to our community (clapping) >> we should congratulate i think we should congratulate the governor and the legislators for having the circular to do this and we now are going to be able to have a driver's license (clapping) yes. yes. . so if you may recall until 178994 anybody could go to the
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dmv and get a driver's license then pete wilson in 1994 that turned things around and for the next 20 years we've criminal listed a large number of immigrants for the only thing they've done wrong is come here to work because we needed to come here to work so this is a major step. and in addition to all of that we also have legislation that actually stops extortion so an employer can in the morning say he is not going to pay you. all the things that occurred have done so in the past week. we're e we've still not gotten immigration reform across the
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united states but san francisco has it right (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> this is did you process for all. >> (speaking spanish.) >>
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(clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> and the importance of all of this is because we're going to celebrate with young people and celebrate their accomplishments so young people can grew up in a society where they're not going to be fearful of being here and that's a reason for celebration today.
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i want to start with our first nominee is jonathan. jonathan where are you? yeah. let's give a round of applause (clapping) >> jonathan is a telephone grader at mission high school he's 80 a great student and good citizen. he has a gpa of 4.0. he's devoted countless hours as the far sit baseball team and is applying for a large number of
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colleges and we know heel represent us well, so - jonathan (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping). >> he's a fifth grader and
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she's a great student who has demonstrated respect and she offers assistance to other students she's a good citizen and she takes the time for other younger kids and she works with them when they're feeling sad or getting hurt. she's a model citizen we we want though congratulate you and in e package >> (speaking spanish.) >>
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(clapping) and now we're going to grace ortega. where is grace. i can see her here she's a 12 grader she's got activities and she expels she's got a passion for dance in a local community and is an ambassador for locking could pco could see leadership.
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she participated in track and is deeply committed to her studies (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> elizabeth where is elizabeth? elizabeth coming up human resources she's a 7th grader
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from james middle shopping mall school and she's an intelligent student she's a leader and helps to translate for us. she also demonstrates the pride for her school >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping)
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the next one is jose. where is jose? yeah. let's give him a round of applause. he's from the boys and girls clubs and is a lifelong resident of admission district he's appeared an advocate for healthy relationships and a team leadership and tutoring and community service programs. he's most recent achievement was being selected as a youth ambassador and traveling to south america. jose is >> (speaking spanish.) >>
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(clapping) so much to celebrate. thank you very much >> (speaking spanish.) >>
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(clapping). >> thank you district attorney george. we would like to now move forward with our program but first we would like to acknowledge a special person who arrived at the scene we want to thank former mayor willie brown for being here today (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping) on the brown side; right? willie. it's my pleasure >> (speaking spanish.)
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>> so, now i'd like to
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introduce dignity 89 supervisor campos and there's no translation for this he's from guatemala. he received his law degree from
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harvard please welcome supervisor david campos. thank you good evening. i'm so honored to be in front of of this amazing crowd it's a good lucking crowd. i want to acknowledge a bunch of folks i see the superintendant of our schools >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping) i'll be brief this evening should be about the students. but i want to say we've had some pretty incredible accomplishments as a latino community. we heard about the trust act
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passed in sacramento and thank you governor and absolutely and, of course, here at the local level thank you to john avalos and the entire community to worked to make sure we have no longer a relationship with immigration here 90 in san francisco. >> (speaking spanish.) >> we also have heard from ed lee the mayor thank you for being here because we are closing the accomplishment gap and missions schools have a wait list people trying to goat into those schools. >> (speaking spanish.) >> but before i mention i
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bring the students such as we've accomplished as a community we have some struggles and challenges the biggest challenge right now is people in the mission especially but throughout san francisco working people in latino are being pushed out of this place in the city and county of san francisco. >> (speaking spanish.) >> so i hope that as we move forward we keep the middle income people in san francisco especially our cabinet latino families (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> so i'll call some amazing
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young people beginning with marvin. so marvin miss diaz says he's articulate and loves to take on leadership roles from the classroom marvin moved here last year from honduras and he times to make his mother proud. >> (speaking spanish.) >> marvin.
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>> came to this country at the same age i have a law degree from harvard law school so anything is possible. let's give him a big round of applause. i'm going to ask you to stay here >> (speaking spanish.) >> so, now it's prey sill martinez. so she was a mission graduate participate in elementary school
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and now participants in the college bound ambassador. perry sill continues to give back to her community with a gpa of 3.66 in clergy. she's now on the staff at marshall extended day program which supports the future dream of being a teacher >> (speaking spanish.) >> the extended bay mission graduat graduates. >> (speaking spanish.) >> we're very proud of you perry sill and we hope you
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become a teacher and our children will be well served by you. now let me ask jose che's an inspirational young man who goes above and beyond he's got a good work ethic. he's on the soccer team >> (speaking spanish.) >> thank you very much jose,
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congratulations (clapping) now let me call the next person he's been involved in the 7 teepee she's been involved and remains one of the exceptional student. she's got a 3.0 g pa she's a young council mentor to young students >> (speaking spanish.) >>
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(clapping) and now lastly but last but not least leann who is a 12 grader at the international studies camera in international studies academy she's move forward from mexico she's values her chinese culture as well as her mexican culture that's right chinese
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latino. she's a model student and is the model of commitment and reobsolesce she plays softball and volunteering countless hours with the red cross and mural project >> (speaking spanish.) >> so congratulations you see these students they're the
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future i'm very proud he i know with leadership like those young people our community is in good hands. >> (speaking spanish.) >> congratulations (clapping). >> thank you, supervisor campos and all folks celebrating their leadership. >> (speaking spanish.) >> and now we would like to welcome who's been developing and celebrating the martial arts since 1991 in the mission their at the 3231 mission street.
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